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Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales: The Rabbit’s Bride

“There was once a woman who lived with her daughter in a beautiful cabbage-garden; and there came a rabbit and ate up all the cabbages.”

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Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales: The Death of the Hen

“Once on a time the cock and the hen went to the nut mountain, and they agreed beforehand that whichever of them should find a nut was to divide it with the other.”

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Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales: The Straw, The Coal, and the Bean

“There lived in a certain village a poor old woman who had collected a mess of beans, and was going to cook them.”

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From My Bookshelf: Heartbeat, Flipped

This month I’m only featuring two titles From My Bookshelf – with good reason, of course. The two books, Heartbeat by Sharon Creech and Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen, have a single subject on their respective covers; the former is exceptionally drawn and the latter is full of whimsy. I have read both of these books, but they are certainly due for a re-read (and maybe an un-haul, but I won’t dwell on that now). 

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Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales: The Skilful Huntsman

“There once was a young fellow who had learnt the trade of locksmith, and told his father he would now go out into the world and seek his fortune.”

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Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales: The Goose-Girl

“There was once upon a time an old Queen whose husband had been dead for many years, and she had a beautiful daughter.”

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